Groats production in Ukraine stopped falling


Production of all groats in Ukraine increased 0.4% year-on-year to 298.8 KMT in the first eleven months of 2016, reports UkrAgroConsult. At the time, the most considerable hikes in groats output were registered in Kirovohrad region – up 48% to 7.1 KMT, Kherson region – up 34% to 18.1 KMT, Odessa region – up 27% to 34.9 KMT, Khmelnytsky region – up 22% to 11.6 KMT and Chernihiv region up 16% to 10.5 KMT.

In Donetsk and Luhansk regions, groats production keeps shrinking and has actually come to nothing (to 0.24 KMT and 0.42 KMT, respectively, in the eleven months of 2016). 

Looking into the pattern of groats, the greatest gain in the reporting period was seen in production of oat groats (up 57% to 3.1 KMT), rice groats (up 42% to 18.5 KMT) and millet groats (up 14% to 15 KMT). On the contrary, drops were registered in output of buckwheat groats (down 22% to 48.2 KMT), peeled barley groats (down 15% to 9 KMT), pearl barley groats (down 4% to 8.4 KMT) and corn groats (down 1% to 55.4 KMT).



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